The Churches of Sherwood Forest

St. Mary's

St. Mary's Church, Edwinstowe

Welcome to St. Mary’s Church. In the heart of Edwinstowe on the edge of Sherwood Forest, we have deep roots with the worshipping community of old. Come join us in prayer, worship and action as we seek to place love at the heart of life. 

A thank you from the Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham

Regular services

Please visit our Facebook Page for further details


Morning Prayer every second Wednesday subject to availablity, please see church calendar for more details


The worship is conducted on a rota basis comprising Holy Communion, All Age Worship or Morning Praise

church life

Children's Groups

Find out all about our young people’s and children’s groups and activities. There is something for all ages. 

Village Xchange

The Village Xchange is our local charity shop, where you can donate or buy anything from shirts to toys. So come along and see what we have.

The Church Rooms

The Church Rooms on Mansfield Road are used by a variety of community groups. Take a look at the activities on offer or make a private hire booking.


The history of st. mary's

Come discover the fascinating history of this ancient parish church.

Uncover the culture and mystery surrounding its roots in Christian worship and the legend of Robin Hood…

Getting married at St. mary's

Follow in the footsteps of Robin and Marion and get married in the beautiful setting of St Mary’s Edwinstowe. Anyone can get married here and we’d love to help you plan your day. Nearby there is an excellent range of top class venues for your reception. 

We are proud of our church school

St Mary’s Church of England (VA) Primary School is a fantastic place for your child to learn. We have very close links with the school, with the church providing several foundation governors; weekly collective worship led by our vicar and others; and regular class visits to Church throughout the year.

Click the link below to visit the school website.

Help during the Coronavirus Crisis

Emergency food provision

Please see the leaflet here to see what help is available.

Giving to St. Mary's

If you would like to donate to St. Mary's ministry at this challenging time for everyone, head to our giving page by clicking the button below or use the following bank details to make an online payment or set up a standing order:

Account name: Edwinstowe PCC
Sort-code: 60-14-03
Account number: 82062137


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